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Posted: August 14, 2020

Counterclaims Timely Because They Related Back to Date of Complaint

On July 31, 2020, Justice Borrok of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Office Group, Inc. v. Sinesio, 2020 NY Slip Op. 32527(U), holding that counterclaims were timely because they related back to the date the complaint was filed, explained: A claim for breach of fiduciary duty requires (1) the existence... Read more »

Posted: August 14, 2020

Federal Court Allows Business Interruption Claims for COVID-19 Losses to Proceed

Posted by Bradley J. Nash, Litigation Partner On August 12, 2020, United States District Judge Stephen Bough of the Western District of Missouri issued an important decision for policyholders seeking business interruption insurance for losses arising from closures relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In Studio 417, Inc. v. Cincinnati Ins. Co., Case No. 20-cv-03127-SRB (W.D.... Read more »